But can tell me which company's product rates better re effectiveness? As mentioned, no generic works as well as elavil (amitriptyline) did & this isn't a mind thing

Have to try and see. The fda requires each generic drug to be identical in dose, delivery, and bioavailability. http://www.fda.gov/drugs/resourcesforyou/consumers/buyingusingmedicinesafely/understandinggenericdrugs/default.htm there may be differences in fillers, additives, coloring agents, etc, though. The fda is the rating system you're asking about. So, you'll have to try different ones to find what works 4 u.